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2D Materials


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom
Media Ranking in United Kingdom

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IOP Publishing Ltd.



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2D Materials aims to curate the most significant and cutting-edge research being undertaken in the field of 2D materials science and engineering. Serving an expanding multidisciplinary community of researchers and technologists, our goal is to develop a selective journal dedicated to bringing together the most important new results and perspectives from across the discipline. Submissions should be essential reading for a particular sub-field, but should also be of multidisciplinary interest to the wider community, with the expectation that published work will have significant impact. Submissions that do not meet 2DM's strict acceptance criteria may be transferred at the discretion of the journal's editors (with author approval) to other relevant journals in the IOP portfolio, for further consideration. 2D Materials is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to publishing original research of the highest quality and impact covering all aspects of two-dimensional materials, including fundamental properties (experiments, theory and simulations), novel applications (electrical, mechanical, chemical and biomedical) and synthesis/fabrication techniques. Specific materials of interest will include (but are not limited to): Graphene and graphene-derived materials (such as graphene oxides, graphene quantum dots etc) Silicene and germanene/silicane and germanane Boron nitride Transition metal dichalcogenides 2D topological insulators Complex oxides Composite materials Other novel 2D layered structures In addition to publishing research articles that report urgent breakthrough results of significant importance to the field of two-dimensional materials, 2D Materials also publishes Perspectives and invited-only Topical Reviews on themes of particular current interest to the community. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Chemistry (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2022Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2023Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2015Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2016Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2017Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2018Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2019Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2020Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2021Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2022Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2023Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2022Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2023Q1
Mechanical Engineering2015Q1
Mechanical Engineering2016Q1
Mechanical Engineering2017Q1
Mechanical Engineering2018Q1
Mechanical Engineering2019Q1
Mechanical Engineering2020Q1
Mechanical Engineering2021Q1
Mechanical Engineering2022Q1
Mechanical Engineering2023Q1
Mechanics of Materials2015Q1
Mechanics of Materials2016Q1
Mechanics of Materials2017Q1
Mechanics of Materials2018Q1
Mechanics of Materials2019Q1
Mechanics of Materials2020Q1
Mechanics of Materials2021Q1
Mechanics of Materials2022Q1
Mechanics of Materials2023Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20158.216
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.785
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20177.269
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.465
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20197.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20207.645
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20225.933
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20235.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20158.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.785
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20177.269
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20186.993
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.599
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20207.450
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20216.798
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20225.516
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20234.966
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20158.216
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.785
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20187.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20197.537
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20206.536
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20216.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20225.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20234.503
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20140
Self Cites201519
Self Cites201657
Self Cites2017220
Self Cites2018193
Self Cites2019232
Self Cites2020233
Self Cites2021194
Self Cites2022116
Self Cites202360
Total Cites20140
Total Cites2015304
Total Cites2016943
Total Cites20172377
Total Cites20184182
Total Cites20195023
Total Cites20205364
Total Cites20214174
Total Cites20223547
Total Cites20232890
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20140
External Cites per document20157.703
External Cites per document20165.436
External Cites per document20176.596
External Cites per document20186.671
External Cites per document20197.248
External Cites per document20207.126
External Cites per document20216.482
External Cites per document20225.336
External Cites per document20234.863
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20158.216
Cites per document20165.785
Cites per document20177.269
Cites per document20186.993
Cites per document20197.599
Cites per document20207.450
Cites per document20216.798
Cites per document20225.516
Cites per document20234.966
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Non-citable documents20212
Non-citable documents20222
Non-citable documents20232
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201537
Citable documents2016163
Citable documents2017327
Citable documents2018598
Citable documents2019660
Citable documents2020719
Citable documents2021612
Citable documents2022641
Citable documents2023580
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20140
Uncited documents20156
Uncited documents201623
Uncited documents201722
Uncited documents201841
Uncited documents201938
Uncited documents202050
Uncited documents202141
Uncited documents202259
Uncited documents202359
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201531
Cited documents2016140
Cited documents2017305
Cited documents2018557
Cited documents2019623
Cited documents2020670
Cited documents2021573
Cited documents2022584
Cited documents2023523
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